The Strombo Show is going to be a nice fresh blend of cool and hot music and interviews. It's pre-recorded for this Sunday. You can tune each Sunday on air or online from 5-8pm EST (2-5PT) on 102.1 The Edge (Toronto), 99.3 The Fox (Vancouver), Power 97 (Winnipeg), Y108 (Hamilton), and FM96 (London).
What George is doing live this Sunday night is explained in this press release.
Dr. Jane Goodall to be Honoured at
Reason for Hope Tribute Dinner
TORONTO, Nov. 14 /CNW/ - Internationally renowned primatologist,
global environmental advocate and UN Messenger of Peace
Dr. Jane Goodall
will be honoured at the "Reason for Hope" Tribute Dinner,
on Sunday, November 16 at the Fairmont Royal York Hotel.
The dinner is chaired by Michael Budman and Don Green,
co-founders and co-owners of Roots Canada,
and their wives Diane Bald and Denyse Green.
Master of ceremonies George Stroumboulopoulos
(Host of CBC's The Hour)
will be joined by Dr. David Suzuki, the Honorary Dinner Chair.
Special guests will include Eugene Levy, Norman Jewison,
Michael Burgess, Ken Dryden, Stew Gavin, Jeffrey Latimer,
Ben Mulroney and John Tory.
At the dinner, Dr. Jane Goodall will receive an honorary
degree of Doctor of Philosophy from the University of
Haifa for her lifetime achievements as a
humanitarian, conservationist and peace activist.
These include her initiative in founding
Roots and Shoots, a program that encourages young people
toaddress environmental and humanitarian issues
in their communities.
The program operates in more than 100 countries around
Proceeds from the dinner will support the development of
Roots and Shoots in Canada and Israel.
Entertainment will include a performance by the Canadian
Tenors, and the Roots & Shoots Soul Revue
led by musical director Terence Gowan,
with vocalist Voyce Alexander.
In other G news as you know this past Fridayon The Hour this week
George Stroumboulopoulos received the
Bob Edwards award
at a luncheon in Calgary.
Here is an interview from Nick Lewis of The Calgary Herald
as found on City Guide Calgary on Canada.com
Congratulations to George and the crew of The Hour
from all of us here.
Monday Nov 17th
On the show this night
Author and Journalist
Mariane Pearl , widow of Daniel Pearl.
Her memoirs have been made into a film called A Mighty Heart.
also on the show country singer George Canyon.
I was researching him and I came across this video of his
called My Name
George interviews a muse Patti Boyd
As well as
American politician and activist Andrew Young
Young has received many awards during his career, including the Presidential Medal
civilian award; the Legion d’Honneur (
); and France
more than 45 honorary degrees from universities such as Notre Dame, Yale,
Morehouse and Emory.
Susie Essman from Curb Your Enthusiasm will be on the show.
I found this clip with Susie for your enjoyment.
The Brian Scudamore entrepreneur and CEO of 1-800-GOT JUNK ?
is also on the show.
and that's not all there is still more
Thursday Nov 20th
Hit man David Foster
Olympic warrior Donovan Bailey
Plus you can watch Fridays Best of the week show to catch what
you missed and more importantly to not miss what goes on
Like for instance, have they done something different to
the Mile a Minute?